On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Wheat Ridge submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Wheat Ridge submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,770 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class C.